I think the point is, Embryo, that your definition of "racism" bears almost no relation to most other people's definition of racism. Which, given the way that language works, causes one or two problems when discussing issues around it. You say that "racism" doesn't mean "prejudice against other ethnic groups"… well, sorry, but when I say the word, and I think when most other people here say the word, that's pretty much exactly what it does mean.
Your argument as to why only white people can be racist seems largely circular to me (and presents the intriguing notion that racism doesn't even exist in most countries of the world), and I have to say I still don't fully understand what point you're trying to make. Your original comment was "What hiphop SHOULD exclude… is racism." Given that you're presenting a notion of racism that sounds like a sort of whites-only original sin - we are all tainted by it, and it requires a constant striving to be rid of it - you can see why your comments are easily interpreted as being, essentially, "what hiphop should exclude is white people." Which, given your profession, must be striking a lot of people as odd.
« Older Vittorio Sacerdoti - K Syndrome | The G-Cans Project Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments